1-1/2" Gallery Stretcher Bars
A very popular deep bar, designed for economical “Gallery Wrap” (frameless) display of prints on canvas between 6″ and 60″. This stretcher bar uses the unique Upper Canada Stretchers single-key-per-corner design. Check out our Gallery Bar instructional video to the right to see how simple it is to assemble and stretch your canvases drum tight! You can also look at our How to Assemble a Gallery Stretcher Frame page for step-by-step details.
If you are unsure what size stretcher bars to order to fit an existing painting or print on canvas, you can find instructions and guidelines on our How to Stretch Your Own Prints on Canvas or Vacation Art page. This chart also provides helpful information on choosing the right stretcher bars.
3 ways to purchase our Gallery Stretcher Bars:
Available in one-inch increments from 6″ to 18″ and every two inches from 18" to 48″ - save up to 71% off the price of custom-sized Gallery stretcher frames.
Available in one-inch increments from 6″ to 18″ and every two inches from 18" to 48″ - save 25% off the price of custom-sized Gallery stretcher frames.
Available in any size from 6″-60″/15-153cm in both imperial and metric measurements.
STRETCHER BAR MATERIAL: Kiln dried, solid or finger-jointed clear white pine
STOCK BAR SIZES: Available in one inch increments from 6″ to 18″ and every two inches from 18" to 48″ (6″, 7″, 8″, 9″, 10″, 11″, 12″, 13″, 14″, 15″, 16″, 17″, 18″, 20″, 22″, 24″, 26″, 28″, 30″, 32″, 34″, 36″, 38″, 40″, 42″, 44″, 46″, 48″).
CUSTOM SIZES: Order from our custom-sized Gallery frames page for any size between 6″ and 60″ (~25cm-153cm) – accurate within 1/16 inch (1mm). For special orders outside of our stock or custom size range, please contact us or fill out our quote form.
BRACES: Braces are 1/2” x 3” clear white pine. Any braces that will cross each other come with a notched dado joint in the centre which allows the two intersecting cross-braces to nest together; a screw is supplied to fasten them.
Universal Braces also available for situations where you want to add a brace to an existing frame.
KEYS: 3” long & 3/16” thick; made of birch plywood. One key supplied per bar. Keys for braces are 3-1/2” long & 5/32” thick; made of birch plywood. Two keys supplied per brace.